Best Inexpensive Fruit Wine

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Moncigale
NV Fruits & Wine Rosé and Cherry Fruit Wine France
Brilliant dark pink coral color. Complex, fruity aromas of fragrant berries, summer potpourri with eucalyptus and bergamot, sweet pea, and juicy melon with a silky, crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and a stimulating, medium-length cassis, blueberry pie, berry jam, and rooibos tea finish with fruit, fine tannins and no oak. The intense bouquet on the nose of this wine makes this a bottle to show and tell with friends.
92 points $9.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
220388
Coyote Moon Vineyards
2015 Razzle Dazzle Fruit Wine New York State
Burnt sienna color. Fruity aromas of mixed berry syrup, gummy candy, and citronella with a round, vibrant, sweet medium body and an appealing, medium-length tomate de arbol, floral honey, and raspberry finish with well-integrated tannins. A sweet and tangy fruit wine; elegantly rustic.
92 points $15.80 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
221209
Dragon’s Tears
Pear Wine
Old gold color. Fruity aromas and flavors of pear relish and sorbet and floral honey on biscuit with a silky, bright, fruity sweet medium body and an even, stimulating, medium-long finish with soft, fruit tannins and no oak. A bright and mouthwatering pear wine that will delight your guests.
91 points $9.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
221186
Anthony Lee’s
NV Apple Wine Maine
Bright light gold color. Fruity aromas and flavors of poached apple, hint of pepper, and caramel with a supple, tangy, petillant, off-dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, engaging, medium-length citrus and melon finish with fine, chewy, fruit tannins and no oak. A snappy, fruity apple wine that will be versatile.
90 points $13 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
221206
Dragon’s Tears
Cranberry Wine
Light garnet color. Fruity, spicy aromas and flavors of cranberry sauce and orange marmalade with a supple, bright, fruity sweet medium body and a smooth, captivating, medium-length watermelon candy and peach skin finish with fruit, crunchy tannins and no oak. A nice crunchy fruit wine with pure flavor and nice balance.
89 points $9.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
217246
Anthony Lee’s
NV Raspberry Wine Maine
Brown brick red color. Fruity, fresh aromas and flavors of raspberry and honey with a silky, tangy, fruity sweet medium body and a tingling, interesting, herbs, smoked nuts, and minerals finish. A tangy, lively raspberry wine with a pure, layered flavors.
89 points $14 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
221207
Dragon’s Tears
Strawberry Mango Wine
Brilliant golden amber color. Fruity aromas and flavors of strawberry preserves on raisin toast, peach sorbet, and mango chutney with a silky, bright, moderately sweet medium body and a polished, amusing, medium-length lemon-lime soda and tropical fruit punch finish with fine, fruit tannins and no oak. A very tasty, punch-like dessert wine.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
217248
Anthony Lee’s
NV Blueberry Wine Maine
Violet color. Fruity aromas of baked blueberries and chocolate with a soft, vibrant, off-dry medium body and a buoyant vanilla nuts and pepper finish with dusty tannins. A pure tasty berry wine.
87 points $12 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
220387
Coyote Moon Vineyards
2015 Cherry Bomb Fruit Wine New York State
Brilliant reddish orange color. Fruity, candied aromas of bubblegum, coconut mango sticky rice, apple cinnamon compote, and anisette biscotti with a round, crisp, sweet medium body and an engaging, relaxed apricot, chamomile, iced tea, and roobois finish with soft tannins and no oak. A sweet and complex way to end a meal.
87 points $14.85 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
217249
Anthony Lee’s
NV "Black-N-Blue" Blackberry & Blueberry Wine Maine
Light garnet color. Fruity, spicy aromas and flavors of spicy blackberry and blueberry preserves and cherry pit with a bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, quick herbal honey and pepper finish. A mellow, tasty fruit wine that will pair nicely with cheese and desserts.
86 points $13 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab